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Turn On/Off Windows 8 DHCP IP Adress

DCHP, often enabled by default, gives your broadband router permission to automatically assign an IP address to your PC. If you need to enable manually, here’s how:

How to Enable DCHP in Windows 8

1. StepFrom the desktop, click on Windows Explorer

Start Windows Explorer

2. StepLocate the category Network on the left pane, then right-click on it. Select Properties

Network in Windows Explorer

3. StepUnder View Active Networks, select Local Area Network or Wired Ethernet Connections (there may be another type of connection–look by the network adapter icon)

Network Properties

4. StepFrom the Connection Status window, click Properties

Connection Status

5. StepFrom the Connection Properties window, scroll down to find Internet Protocol Version 4 and double-click on it.

Connection Properties

6. StepFinally, check the box next to Obtain IP Address Automatically. Click OK and you are done!
Obtain IP Address Automatically

If you still have problems enabling DCHP, post your question below and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible.

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Published: Friday, December 23rd, 2011 Last Modified: December 24, 2011

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